Daniel Isenberg founded the Babson Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Platform and is globally recognized as a pioneer of scale up practices and methodologies. With Vini Onyemah, he created and the world’s leading scale up programs and tools. In addition to having been an entrepreneur and venture capitalist in Israel, Dan has been a professor at Harvard and Columbia Business Schools, and an associate of the Growth Lab at the Harvard Kennedy School. Dan has written Worthless Impossible and Stupid: How Contrarian Entrepreneurs Create and Capture Extraordinary Value and over 35 HBR articles. He holds the Ph.D. degree in social psychology from Harvard University.
Vincent “Vini” Onyemah
Vini (Vincent) Onyemah is faculty director of our Scalerator and co-director of BEEP. A globally recognized expert in sales and sales management, at Babson Vini teaches marketing and sales, which he has also taught at Boston University and Lagos Business School. Vini has over 20 years of sales experience. Vini is co-author of Entrepreneurial selling: The facts every entrepreneur must know and has published articles in the Harvard Business Review and other leading media). Vini received the B.Sc. from University of Ibadan, the M.Sc. and Ph.D. from INSEAD, and the M.B.A. from IESE.
Elaine Eisenman is responsible for all aspects of developing the talent and organizational platforms for accelerated growth. She served for 12 years as Dean of Executive Education at Babson College and was general manager and human resources executive at American Express, Enhance Financial Services, The Children’s Place and other companies. Elaine is an expert in all aspects of human resources and their alignment with strategy. She is the author of the forthcoming, Betrayed: A Survivor’s Guide to Lying,Cheating,and Double-Dealing and other works. Elaine received the Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from New York University, and the M.S. from Columbia University.
Kevin Mulcahy is responsible for all aspects of helping companies plan and execute accelerated growth, focusing on managing cash and non-cash resources to build resilient growth. In addition to previously lecturing on entrepreneurship at Babson College and serving as an executive education coach at the Harvard Business School, Kevin is co-author of The Future Workplace Experience and has served in executive roles at Sprint and other companies. Kevin received the B.A. degree from Trinity College in Dublin and the M.B.A. from Boston College.
Ana Biavatti is responsible for growth communications training and all operation aspects of our Scale Up projects. She has over 10 years of national and international experience in project management, team training, task-centered groups and business development in Europe, Africa, and Latin America. Ana speaks Portuguese, English, Italian and Spanish. In Brazil she launched an award-winning project for teaching entrepreneurship to youth in poor communities. She has a B.A. degree in social psychology.